The Science of the First Edit

You have the first draft of your novel, but now what? The process of editing can be daunting, but we have mapped out the essential first steps.

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Sunday Story Prompt

That fancy gaming system you’ve been saving up for is finally affordable on Black Friday. You get there just in time to grab the last one. Only, someone else grabs it at the same time, someone you happen to know.

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Story Prompt… Sunday*

Against your better judgement, you have decided to celebrate Thanksgiving with your family for the first time in years. In that tiny town you never thought would change, you find that nothing is as you remembered it. * Saturday was apparently too complicated this week.

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Literary Rights: An Author’s Minefield

When most people imagine dramatic courtroom scenes, the topic at hand is usually a gruesome murder, a salacious affair, or the conclusion to an exciting whudonit. Less imagined is the intricacies of copyright issues, a topic only a lawyer could love. Now I have to confess, as someone for whom law school was once a…

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Nanowrimo Diaries: Week Three

Our authors are slowly being crushed by the weight of Nanowrimo analytics and the temptations of Disney+

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Saturday Story Prompt

You find a lost dog, take it home, and call the owner. When they arrive, you’re surprised to find it’s…

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Social Media for Authors

Although there are no hard numbers on how social media impacts book sales, it is an incredibly powerful tool for promotion and recognition. However, leveraging social media can be a daunting task. We’re here to break down the basics and help you take that first step in building your online brand.

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